Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.30.17

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we’ve serve up a baker’s dozen: . . .

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How to Make a Huckleberry Pie

By Eva Kosmas Flores


How to Make a Huckleberry Pie
Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

Could you tell it was summer pie season yet? I’m coming at you with another one of my favorite summer pastries, in the form of this classic huckleberry pie. Huckleberries grow wild along the northern United States, and they’re little berries that can range from black to red to purple depending on the variety and growing area.

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Discovering the Magic of Striped Bass on the Fly


A big striper on the fly will make you forget about trout streams for a while.
Photo by Sandy Hays

The small New Hampshire town where I grew up is within an hour’s drive of some of northeastern New England’s best striper fishing. Yet, instead of exploring the waters of Plum Island, Cape . . .

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Story: The Trout Stream That No One Else Wanted


Hey. . .the fish don’t know it’s a shopping cart.
Photo by Phil Monahan

With a sparsely attended Catholic church at one end and a Taco Bell at the other, Benmont Avenue is representative of the hard times that have befallen many American mill towns. This is not the. . .

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Video: How to Tie the Bully Bluegill Spider

The Bully Bluegill Spider is the creation of fly tier Terry Wilson, and it was first introduced to the wider community in the 1999 book that Terry wrote with his wife, Roxanne, Bluegill Fly. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Row a Driftboat

When you go on a float trip with a seasoned guide, maneuvering a drift boat may seem like an easy task. But if you’ve ever been behind the oars yourself, you know that it isn’t nearly as . . .

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Fish Facts: Chain Pickerel (Esox niger)


The classic chain pattern and dark bar below the eye are good ways to identify the chain pickerel.
Photo via dnr.cornell.edu

Northern pike are considered one of the premier big-game targets for fly fishers, but they can be tough to find and catch and live mostly in northern waters. Chain pickerel are generally smaller, . . .

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